Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Nick began his filmmaking career at a young age. His passion for film began to grow after he invested in a cheap camera and began filming ambitious short films with his friends. In 2009, Nick wrote, produced, and directed the indie comedy feature, Kankered.
Nick went to The University of Calgary where he took creative writing and film studies. After two years he moved to Vancouver and graduated in film production. After film school, Nick began working in the film industry, in the sound department. In 2013, Nick directed Black Mountain Side.